Sell us your valuables

Surrey Whalley’s No.1 Pawn Broker Since 1992

SELL OR PAWN THE CHOICE IS YOURS

If you have an item of value and need cash – you have options!

Sell

Pawn

Visit a Common Exchange Location Near You

Visit a Common Exchange Location Near You

We Place The Highest $ Value On Your Item

We Place The Highest $ Value On Your Item

We Agree To A Price To Sell Your Item

We Agree To A Price To Sell Your Item

We Do 5 Minutes of Paperwork To Finalize The Sale

We Do 5 Minutes of Paperwork To Finalize The Sale

We Give You Cash

We Give You Cash

We Securely Store Your Item For Up To Three Months

When You’re Ready, You Claim Your Item

You Only Pay The Interest For The Time Used

You Get Your Item Back

We Shake Hands & Hope To See You Again In The Future

If you no longer have use for your item then selling it may be best. On the other hand, items of value often have great sentimental value and you may want them back. In which case pawning it may be your best option.

WHY CHOOSE COMMON EXCHANGE?

Pawn shops have been a part of thriving communities for hundreds of years. In fact, in England the local Pawn Shop was called “Uncle”, as in: “I’m going to see Uncle for a loan.” Pawnshops are a cornerstone of local communities around the world; helping our neighbours get the cash they need. Pawnshops provide instant loans against anything of value. We give you cash; you leave the item with us until you can pay back the loan. You don’t even need a job to pawn an item, just something of value, and an ID. It’s really that simple.

F.A.Q

Common Questions About Pawning Your Item

Anything of value. If your item could be resold for cash, you can pawn it, or sell it with us. Obviously, the more value an item has, the more you can loan against it. We will loan or buy anything of value.

Each location of Common Exchange has the highest standards of safety and security. Your item goes directly into one of our fire rated safes or secure garages and is not handled, touched or even looked at again until you come back to claim it.

Every item we see is unique. Even items with certifications and designations or model years and trim levels are unique from each other. The only way we can know what any item is worth for sure, is to see it in person. We can often estimate by phone, but the only way to be sure is to take a look. We always pay the highest dollar values of anyone in BC.

We understand that circumstances in life change. If you pawned an item with us and now wish to sell it instead, all you need to do is come in with your claim ticket, pay the outstanding interest, and we will be happy to discuss purchasing the item instead.

When you pawn your item we start a file on you and your item that includes your phone number. This is for your protection. If you lose your claim ticket (and it happens a lot) all you need to do is call us, and we’ll put a note on our system to check ID when claiming your item. That way, we know it’s you when you come in.

A typical pawn is 90 days or three months. Pawning an item is intended to be a short term fix to a temporary financial situation. We work with our clients to avoid getting themselves into the PayDay Loan cycle of servicing debt. Instead our goal is to be a reliable source for short term cash flow assistance.

No problem. Just visit the location you pawned your item with, bring your claim ticket, pay your interest to date, and we’ll give you a new claim ticket for another 90 days.

Our goal is to work with you to get your item back. Contrary to what many believe; we don’t want to claim your item, we want to get it back to you! So we will proactively call you and do our best to get hold of you to return your item to you. If you need more time, no problem we can work with you to give you more time or start a new pawn term.

We strive to be transparent in our fees and costs. There is a one-time $2 fee when you pawn your item, and then 10% per month. So for example, if you pawned jewellery for $100, your fees will be:
Month 1: $12 ($10 in interest plus your $2 fee)
Month 2: $10
Month 3: $10
That’s it. Pretty straight forward and transparent.

Our interest rates are 10% per month for the value of the pawn. In addition there is a one-time $2 fee when you pawn your item. For example, if you pawned a diamond for $100, your fees will be:
Month 1: $12 ($10 in interest plus your $2 fee)
Month 2: $10
Month 3: $10

Absolutely not. We are in the business of providing loans to our valuable clients. We loan that money against an item of value, and we only make money when you collect your item. Therefore it is in both of our interests to work with you to make sure you get your item back.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING

I have been dealing with this awesome pawn shop for long time and everytime I go there they make me feel like part of the family and like im an important person so yes yes I would say need help go see these people they are awesome =)

KN, British Columbia

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT Term: Pawn loans are typically 30, 60 or 90 days. Your loan is meant to be paid in full within these time frames.Example: A $100 loan would cost $12.00 if redeemed within the first month, $22.00 within the 2nd month and $32.00 in the third month. Monthly charges include $3.00 interest, plus $7.00 for storage and a $2.00 handling charge per transaction. The APR on this loan is 60%. Actual rates may vary by location. For full terms and conditions, please visit our Terms and Conditions page.

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